Tamil Nadu’s Vellore district has seen a surge in online job fraud cases, with a total of 696 complaints being lodged this year. The cybercrime wing in Vellore has reported that victims have collectively lost a staggering amount of Rs 4 crore due to these scams. The authorities are taking this issue seriously and devising strategies to tackle this growing menace.
Online job scams often target unsuspecting individuals looking for employment opportunities, luring them with false promises and demands for payment. The significant number of complaints highlights the need for increased awareness and vigilance while conducting online job searches.
Efforts are being made to educate the public about recognizing and avoiding such fraudulent schemes, as well as to enhance cybersecurity measures to safeguard individuals from falling victim to these scams.